Why Mnangagwa dispensation keeps old problems

WHEN President Emmerson Mnangagwa came into office after his former boss Robert Mugabe had been forced to resign following a military intervention, he could have done anything that he wanted and still...

By Hopewell Chin'ono | Published: 17 hours ago


Mnangagwa: Why I haven't met Mugabe

The dispute between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his predecessor Robert Mugabe has dominated the headlines since the 94-year-old celebrated his birthday last month.The new Zanu-PF leader has been ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 March 2018


No basis for optimism in 2018 elections

The Media Alliance of Zimbabwe last week convened a useful seminar on the media and election reporting. The alliance managed to invite an articulate delegation from the Sadc Parliamentary Forum, toget...

By Tawanda Majoni | Published: 18 March 2018


Mugabe makes a fool of himself

It was Mark Twain who said it is always better to keep one's mouth shut and let people think that you are a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt.Similarly, Jesus cautioned in the Book of Matthew...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 March 2018


Mnangagwa needs a delicate balancing act

The ascendency of Emmerson Mnangagwa as President of Zimbabwe has rekindled hope for our resilient neighbours for a future anchored on human rights, democracy, economic growth and jobs.The question th...

By Vuslat Bayoglu | Published: 16 March 2018


Mugabe's cash demand exposes his duplicity

It has become clear now that Mugabe has been indicating right while turning left. In him, Zimbabwe had a first degree whited sepulchre, a cash and land baron. Most of the banks are giving out less tha...

By Tafara Shumba | Published: 16 March 2018


Parastatals reduced to Zanu-PF soup kitchens

The acting general manager (GM) at the Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) revealed on Monday that the parastatal was pressured to dish out money to the ruling party, in what constitutes...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 March 2018


Mugabe's opulent lifestyle nauseating

IF recent State media reports suggesting that former President Robert Mugabe wants his pension lump sum of nearly half-a-million dollars and monthly pension payout of over $13 000 paid in cash are tru...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 March 2018


New currency to support Zim's open for business mantra

A stable currency is needed to support the mantra to open Zimbabwe for business. A single local currency regime with no pricing distortions, like those under the current multiple currency system, woul...

By Persistence Gwanyanya | Published: 12 March 2018


Zimbabwe does not need 107 political parties

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has said there are 107 political parties running for the 2018 elections comprising largely an assortment of small parties.That might seem harmless, but in the strange...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 March 2018


Mnangagwa govt's approach realistic

Despite President Emmerson Mnangagwa's rather scary nickname of "the crocodile", his warm smile can make him both appealing and approachable.However, recently he has clearly begun to feel the frustrat...

By Knowledge Moyo. | Published: 09 March 2018


Time to temper Mnangagwa expectations

Just under a year ago, I began writing this column, where my goal was to bring about dispassionate debate about the political and social developments in the country.At the end of November, when the mi...

By Nqaba Matshazi | Published: 08 March 2018


Mnangagwa must earn US trust

President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his government should deliver a free and fair election this year if they want the United States to lift restrictive measures imposed on Zanu PF officials and their ass...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 March 2018


Zim must regulate all imports

The outbreak of the world's worst Listeria will serve as a wake-up call to authorities in Zimbabwe as the country has continued as a dumping ground for mostly cheap imports, especially food stuffs an...

By Eddie Zvinonzwa | Published: 08 March 2018


Generating more degrees not best way to intelligent economy

The extent to which farming and non-farming activities in developing countries can create decent employment remains a fertile ground for serious research.While some African governments and churches ar...

By Charles Dhewa | Published: 07 March 2018


Mnangagwa breached the Constitution

In the wake of a constitutional challenge to the legitimacy of the military operation that directly or indirectly brought President Emmerson Mnangagwa to power, this piece is focussed on examining the...

By Paul Kaseke | Published: 07 March 2018


Zimbabwe, back from the brink

Three weeks ago a young elephant wound her trunk around my arm and began – politely, elegantly, insistently – to pull my hand into her mouth and suck the salt sweat off my fingers. It was the happ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 March 2018


Mugabe to demand Electoral Reforms

Politics in the country are getting murkier, uglier, funnier and very interesting. There have never been such interesting times since the meteoric rise of a strong opposition at the turn of the new mi...

By Robert Sigauke | Published: 06 March 2018


No economic uhuru after 100 days

ONE hundred days have just receded into history since President Emmerson Mnangagwa seized the sceptre. It's not yet economic uhuru.Within the first 10 days of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa a...

By Brett Chulu | Published: 02 March 2018


Mpofu's behaviour erodes trust in Mnangagwa's govt

People talking without speaking, People hearing without listening!I found the above, which I read from the weekly e-mail bulletin shared with thousands of people by Kubatana.net.The statement is full ...

By Guthrie Munyuki | Published: 28 February 2018


Mugabe must face reality like all of us

The private media have in the past week or so afforded us a glimpse into the life of Zimbabwe's former First Family.The former President, Cde Robert Mugabe, is an unhappy man, according to these repor...

By Tichaona Zindoga | Published: 28 February 2018


What does Zimbabwe is now open for business really mean?

My stomach churned as I watched the video, of Home Affairs minister and former Mines and Mining Development minister Obert Mpofu causing a ruckus in Parliament last Thursday when he refused to answer ...

By Gloria Ndoro-Mkombachoto | Published: 26 February 2018


Mnangagwa's coup govt God's plan, claims minister

Mashonaland Central Provincial Affairs minister Advocate Martin Dinha (MD) claims he is a man of the spirit and that he knew long before it happened that Emmerson Mnangagwa would become president of Z...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 February 2018


Are Mobile Network Operators shackling financial inclusion?

Financial inclusion is a key enabler of sustainable economic and social development. Initiatives by the United Nations and the World Bank Group continue to drive financial inclusion and it has become ...

By Thenjiwe Gumbi | Published: 23 February 2018


Restore property rights on agric land

Politicians, during recent upbeat and optimistic presentations, have often repeated the statement that Zimbabwe will never go back on land reform. They appear to be suggesting that whatever arguments ...

By John Robertson | Published: 23 February 2018

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